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Meet the craftsmen and women behind Brooklyn’s foodie movement

Brooklyn Brewery brewmaster Garrett Oliver shows off his new brew kettle in Williamsburg. Didn’t think your Brooklyn Pilsner could get any better? Well, it just did. Deal with it.
Photo by Stefano Giovannini

Finally, here’s your chance to meet your maker.

Four tours next week give a behind-the-scenes look at some of Williamsburg’s most-popular food stuffs, including purveyors of chocolates, beer, wine and coffee.

It’s all part of Eat Drink Local, a week-long celebration of locavorism, sponsored by Edible Brooklyn and including Brooklyn Brewery, Mast Brothers Chocolate, the Brooklyn Winery and Blue Bottle Coffee Roaster.

During the tour half-hour tour, you can meet with the masterminds behind the businesses, then head to an after-party at Brooklyn Brewery, where you can share your newfound knowledge with other food enthusiasts over snacks. Because in Brooklyn, foodieness is next to godliness.

Meet Your Maker at Brooklyn Brewery [79 N. 11th St. between Berry Street and Wythe Avenue in Williamsburg, (718) 486-7422]; Mast Brothers Chocolate [105 N. Third St. between Berry Street and Wythe Avenue in Williamsburg, (718) 388-2625]; Brooklyn Winery [213 N. Eighth St. between Roebling Street and Driggs Avenue in Williamsburg, (347) 763-1506]; Blue Bottle Coffee Roaster [160 Berry St. between N. Fifth and N. Sixth streets in Williamsburg, (718) 387-4160], June 29 from 6:30-10 pm. $15. For info, visit www.ediblemanhattan.com.

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